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South East Asia Food

Comfort food inspired by Asia

Comfort food inspired by Asia

Last week was a bit of a week for various reasons so this weekend I decided to play around in the kitchen and make something comforting with notes of my asian trip. I am a big fan of pancakes any day of the week or […]

The shortest flight ever and the best dinner ever all in one day.

The shortest flight ever and the best dinner ever all in one day.

Our next destination was to be Mandalay. We had investigated over night buses and worked out it would take us about sixteen hours to get there. So instead we looked at flying. There was an airport about an hour away from where we were staying […]

Hiking to Inle Lake – day two

Hiking to Inle Lake – day two

We had a very early start as the aim was to arrive at one end of Inle lake by lunchtime so we could explore the lake by boat in the afternoon and we had quite a few miles to cover. The landscape was beautiful in […]

My favourite thing to eat in Asia

My favourite thing to eat in Asia

One of my favourite dishes throughout South East Asia was fried morning glory, or Thai water spinach. It grows in abundance and so is a very cheap dish to buy if you are on a budget and eating out. So I was a little bit […]

Peanut Satay Sauce

Peanut Satay Sauce

Right so first recipe using the spice mix in the previous post. You can of course go and buy a Thai curry spice mix ready made just double check the ingredients if you are coeliac like me you might be surprised. You will need: 3 […]

Preparing a Thai spice mix ready for some recipes

Preparing a Thai spice mix ready for some recipes

So I have started working on some recipes from my Asia trip and firstly realised I need to make my own spice mix. Having been to my local Thai supermarket (which is excellent) it seems that the general Thai curry paste they have has wheat […]

First Asia inspired dinner

First Asia inspired dinner

I’ve been back for four days and I am already missing asian food. So tonight I decided to concoct something inspired by much of the food I have eaten over the last two months. I had to pop out to buy eggs but other than […]